Originally Posted by amandasgramma
This is my friend, Marie's, quilt....... isn't it gorgeous. She made it, about 90%, at our quilt retreat. I knew it would be SCRUMPTIOUS! She designed it, machine embroidered the flowers and I quilted. The quilt measures 78 x 99" and those little blocks are 1 1/2" square!!!! The batting is Warm and White and I used Metro Embroidery thread. The quilt is very pastel.....I had to enhance the colors so we could see the quilting.
Originally Posted by Wanabee Quiltin
I took a class in November of 2011 at a LQS. I had bought about 25 FQ's over the years at their sales so I did not have to go and buy anything but the pattern and the black fabric for the centers and the border. It is not difficult to make but you do have to make sure the color choices/fabrics all match with the row ahead and beside it. I did not have anywhere to lay the quilt down comfortably so I really didn't enjoy making it as much as I do others. I took it away with me this past winter
I've been gone quite awhile from here, just got bored with it all. I came back today, and am enjoying reading and seeing all the beauty here. I have missed it here. Hope to talk with the friends I made here. And would love to meet new ones.
Originally Posted by KarenK
Here's a link with some details about a different Cumberland quilt:
The block is a 4-patch made with HST's.
Originally Posted by Caroline in Mo.
I have been out of the loop for awhile,,,what in the heck is a cash register tape quilt??
IAbout three weeks ago lightning came in to the house through the electrical line and took out the circuit board of my beloved Bernina 930. At all other times I would unplug it, but the one time I forgot the lightning hit it. I have not been able to locate another board. If any of you know of a Bernina dealer that may have one please let me know. The repairman that looked at the machine said that because it was several years old he wasn't able to get one (he is not an authorized
I have a BabyLock Quest Plus which I have been using on my quilt frame. I love it for this purpose as it has a deep throat, speed control and one touch start/stop. I am wanting to purchase a different machine to use on my quilt frame as I simply LOVE to sew with my BabyLock. Anyone have any good suggestions?
are you still selling your pattern on the "Diamond log cabin" quilt? if so.. I would love to purchase it.. I just recently joined this quilting board and saw the quilt, fell in love... please let me know what I need to do , to get the money to you... thanks for your time... wild river...
hi- i had to copy this - the man in this story Scott was trimming a tre for some elderly people as a friend adn had a terrible accident adn now has another address, , he taought at our local collage, was a involved in any of the activities there, including drama, adn he was a young man i beleive 46, he has a wife and 2 sons, a pillar of the community, but this is something i just had to share
So much more than just a blanket
July 22, 2013:
My little dye cottage is almost finished, still have to hook up sink and water, and a bit of mud for drywall under the upper windows. But that did not stop me from moving in and Sat. the girls and I did some fabric painting. was so nice in there with the air on as was in the mid 90's here that day. Another couple of weeks every thing should be done and I can start dyeing. Called Dharma and placed a nice order of PFD fabric, I think I ordered 6 bolts. 25 yards each, of 60"wide fabric, that should